Example sentences for: stifling

How can you use “stifling” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Rokko, which offers a wide range of natural and man-made attractions To escape the stifling heat of summer, everyone except the super-fit takes the ten-minute cable car ride to the top.

  • Advertising in the '50s had been a timid, stifling business.

  • With perfectly good intentions, she ended up stifling "the restless spirit of the woman who said of herself: 'If I am a wild beast, I cannot help it.

  • ) Second, if the child turns out pretty but doesn't want to be a beauty queen, her parents may force her in that direction anyway, thereby stifling her true talents and preventing her from becoming successful.

  • He ducks his chin onto his chest, bobs his head back and forth, gulps as if stifling a burp, then suddenly lifts his head and expresses a thought that not only seems to have just occurred to him, but which also seems to have struggled with conflicting emotions before emerging.

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